Skip to main content

Democracy Now! Monday, January 17, 2011

Movies Preview

movies
Democracy Now! Monday, January 17, 2011


Published January 17, 2011


Democracy Now! Monday, January 17, 2011

SPECIAL: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in His Own Word

Today is the federal holiday that honors Dr. Martin Luther King. He was born January 15th, 1929. He was assassinated April 4, 1968, at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee. He was just 39 years old. While Dr. King is primarily remembered as a civil rights leader, he also championed the cause of the poor and organized the Poor People’s Campaign to address issues of economic justice. Dr. King was also a fierce critic of U.S. foreign policy and the Vietnam War. We play his “Beyond Vietnam” speech, which he delivered at New York’s Riverside Church on April 4, 1967, as well as his last speech, “I Have Been to the Mountain Top,” that he gave on April 3, 1968, the night before he was assassinated.


Producer Democracy Now!
Audio/Visual sound, color

comment
Reviews

There are no reviews yet. Be the first one to write a review.
SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata)
eye
Title
Date Archived
Creator
Democracy Now!
by Democracy Now!
movies
eye 182
favorite 0
comment 0
Democracy Now!
by Democracy Now!
movies
eye 203
favorite 0
comment 0
Democracy Now!
by Democracy Now!
movies
eye 130
favorite 0
comment 0
Democracy Now!
by Democracy Now!
movies
eye 116
favorite 0
comment 0
Democracy Now!
by Democracy Now!
movies
eye 3,418
favorite 0
comment 2
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Democracy Now!
by Democracy Now!
movies
eye 407
favorite 0
comment 0
Democracy Now!
by Democracy Now!
movies
eye 76
favorite 0
comment 0
Democracy Now!
by Democracy Now!
movies
eye 116
favorite 0
comment 0
Democracy Now!
by Democracy Now!
movies
eye 133
favorite 0
comment 0
Democracy Now!
by Democracy Now!
movies
eye 99
favorite 0
comment 0